|Opel ADAM Rallye at Rallye Erzgebirge|
The first protagonists of a newly established brand trophy, Opel and ADAC to promote Rally talent launched: members of the 23 teams of the new ADAC Opel Rally Cup start not only in the new racing season, they may also feel as pioneers.
And right at the beginning, the participants of which about a third are real rally novices faced with difficult conditions around Stollberg in the Erzgebirge. Due to the wintry weather conditions namely have several test sections on a treacherous mix of dry passages and sections with snow and ice. The tire choice is so difficult: Profile lots slicks are already under such conditions outside before. The slightly profiled Intermediates bring benefits to the dry passages, winter tires on ice, snow and slush - a wise strategy and risk assessment are therefore required.
For racing fans and the media, the innovative Rally project has generated strong levels as well as in the Opel Trade Organization. Thus, the season debut over 60 local dealer to find out "live" all the details of the Opel ADAC Rallye Cup. Opel offers through its dealer customers and guests and special VIP fan packages for this exclusive event at Motorsport - including shuttle services to the most spectacular "hot spots" of all sections and route statements by experienced rally guides.
"We agreed with our partner ADAC that its racing in Germany something must be done," says Jörg Schrott, Commercial Director OPC & Motorsport. "That's what we do with the ADAC Rallye Cup Opel project. The new brand trophy series documents the traditional commitment by Opel for talent development and grassroots - and he has everything Motorsport makes it attractive: a great car, top-class technology, a professional appearance and optimal development opportunities for young talents. We are sure this project has a future. "